70% of South African motorists have no insurance

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Up to 70% of the more than 11 million registered vehicles on South Africa’s roads are not insured against accidents or damage, short-term insurers estimate.
Up to 70% of the more than 11 million registered vehicles on South Africa’s roads are not insured against accidents or damage, short-term insurers estimate.

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The percentage could be even higher, considering that consumers who have been in financial distress over the past year due to the Covid-19 restrictions may well have cancelled or significantly scaled down their short-term insurance.

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